Special Events

Please note that our events are not necessarily in chronological order. Browse through them all to find out what special things are happening at Summers Farm this Fall!

WHeroes Weekend

September 23-24
Join us as we honor America’s bravest men and women who keep our families safe every day.  This weekend, active duty members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces and First Responders (firefighters, EMT’s, police) are admitted FREE with valid identification. Immediate family members are admitted at half price. Throughout the remainder of the season, we are proud to offer these heroes and their families a 10% discount on admission.

evTeachersTeacher Appreciation Weekend

September 23-24
Also this weekend, we’re showing our appreciation for teachers.
Teachers (with a valid school ID) and one guest are admitted FREE!

Grandparents Weekend

September 30 – October 1
Hey kids! Spend the day with your grandparents at Summers Farm.
Grandparents admitted FREE this weekend!

Maryland Pumpkin Festival

October 7-8
While thousands of you have come to enjoy our annual offerings, such as the corn maze, giant slides, farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, pig races and jumping pillows, the addition of the Maryland Pumpkin Festival adds so much more!  Come join us at Summers Farm to celebrate all things pumpkin!  Included in the Maryland Pumpkin Festival will be pumpkin hunts, egg hunts, pumpkin sculpturing demonstrations along with appearances by Mr. Brown the Clown and Tim Hall the Magician.  See our Maryland Pumpkin Festival page for a detailed schedule of events.

School Daze Craze

October 9 and 20
Back by popular demand, Summers Farm its School Daze Craze event.  We open the farm to the public at 10:30am with special discounted admission – buy one ticket at regular price, get the second one 1/2 off.  Note: Discounted admission ends at 4pm on Friday, October 20.


October 7, 14, 21 and 28
Join us for our spectacular fireworks display at dusk!
This event is a real favorite with our farm visitors.

The Marvelous Mutts

October 13-15, 20-22, 27-29
The Marvelous Mutts are a team of elite canine athletes!  These dogs have come from shelters and rescue groups from all over the country to reach the pinnacle of athletic success.  The seasoned crew of talented canines will offer jaw-dropping performances with their amazing stories of rescue to redemption woven into every show.  See our entertainment schedule for a listing of performance times and more information about this canine spectacular!

ev.petsPet Adoption Day

October 14 and 20
11am – 2pm

Come to the farm and visit with some of the animals available for adoption at the Frederick County Animal Shelter.  Shelter staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you find the perfect pet and answer all of your questions.  We’re looking forward to finding “Forever Homes” for some of our furry friends!

Girl Scout & Boy Scout Weekend

October 27, 28 & 29
Join us for a fun filled outing at the farm with your troop!  Wear your Girl Scout sash or vest or Boy Scout uniform shirt this weekend and receive a FREE participation patch.  Patches will be available at other times during the season for $1 each while supplies last.  We offer discounted admission for groups of 15 or more.  Group tickets must be purchased in one transaction in order to receive the discounted rate.  Make it an extra special outing and rent a campfire for an additional fee.  Campfire reservations required.

We also have live entertainment on the Silo Stage every Saturday and Sunday.
Get the schedule!

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